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Melanoma is a form of cancer that begins in melanocytes (cells that make the pigment melanin). It may begin in a mole (skin melanoma), but can also begin in other pigmented tissues, such as in the eye or in the intestines.
New method to improve preclinical evaluation of CAR-T cell therapies

New method to improve preclinical evaluation of CAR-T cell therapies

MUSC researchers demonstrate polarized Th17 cells can effectively eradicate tumors

MUSC researchers demonstrate polarized Th17 cells can effectively eradicate tumors

New type of cancer immunotherapy trains the immune system to eliminate tumor cells

New type of cancer immunotherapy trains the immune system to eliminate tumor cells

“Nanobiologic” immunotherapy can train the immune system to eliminate tumor cells

“Nanobiologic” immunotherapy can train the immune system to eliminate tumor cells

'Training’ the innate immunity may improve the success of immunotherapy

'Training’ the innate immunity may improve the success of immunotherapy

Researchers identify new potential therapeutic targets for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Researchers identify new potential therapeutic targets for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study sheds light on the ability of melanomas to form early metastases

Study sheds light on the ability of melanomas to form early metastases

Researchers identify how melanoma redirects the immune system in cancer immunotherapy

Researchers identify how melanoma redirects the immune system in cancer immunotherapy

Key blood marker could offer the most effective treatment for melanoma

Key blood marker could offer the most effective treatment for melanoma

Researchers discover how specific molecules promote cancer progression

Researchers discover how specific molecules promote cancer progression

Researchers identify drug that could overcome tumor resistance

Researchers identify drug that could overcome tumor resistance

Virus-mimicking drugs may overcome immunotherapy resistance in tumors

Virus-mimicking drugs may overcome immunotherapy resistance in tumors

Scientists discover key parameters to better predict cancer-killing effect of neoantigens

Scientists discover key parameters to better predict cancer-killing effect of neoantigens

Risk for melanoma could be estimated by DNA mutation count

Risk for melanoma could be estimated by DNA mutation count

Gut bacteria may play a role in the treatment of prostate cancer

Gut bacteria may play a role in the treatment of prostate cancer

Scientists Kill Cancer Cells By 'Shutting The Door' To The Nucleus

Scientists Kill Cancer Cells By 'Shutting The Door' To The Nucleus

Enhancing the effectiveness of immunotherapy against melanoma

Enhancing the effectiveness of immunotherapy against melanoma

Metastatic cancer cells reshape, destroy or integrate into blood vessels

Metastatic cancer cells reshape, destroy or integrate into blood vessels

STING protein activates a pathway that kills tumor-fighting immune cells

STING protein activates a pathway that kills tumor-fighting immune cells

Newly discovered molecule can help develop anticancer treatments

Newly discovered molecule can help develop anticancer treatments